Singh is Bliing is like Rowdy Rathore: Akshay Kumar

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Aug 20, 2015 09:33 IST
Akshay Kumar in a poster of Singh is Bling.

The trailer of his next with Prabhudheva, Singh Is Bliing was released on Wednesday. Spekaing at the trailer launch, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar explained the meaning of the film's title. "Bling means shine. The movie is about how I shine in front of my parents and the world."

The actor was speaking at the trailer launch of

Singh Is Bliing

, an upcoming action-comedy film produced by his production house, Grazing Goat Pictures. The film also features Amy Jackson, Lara Dutta and Kay Kay Menon in pivotal roles. Akshay said Singh is Bliing is not a sequel to Singh is King, it is a different film and in the genre of Rowdy Rathore. "It is a masala family entertainer. It has comedy, thrills and family values. In the film, my character is scared of his father... He follows, does things what his father asks him to do. My character has problem to have focus in life," the actor added.

Watch Akshay in Rowdy Rathore

The actor also said that comedy as a genre is looked down upon by the people, despite the fact that it is difficult to make people laugh. "People look down on comedy. Even at the award nights, there should be an award for best comedy actor. Comedy is one of the best genre, but we have not seen it so far. It is wonderful that people are making different comedy films. It is tough to make and be a part of comedy films. Comedy will get its due," Akshay said.

Heaping praise on his leading lady, Akshay said Amy is beautiful and he feels she is "excellent" in fight scenes. "It is good that we are having new actresses. I don't think industry has issues with it. She is beautiful, talented and is excellent in doing fights. She is athletic. She is amazing. We are happy to launch Amy Jackson."

Watch Singh Is Bliing trailer

Amy, on her part, could not stop thanking Akshay and Prabhudheva. "I feel fortunate to be part of this fantastic film. I am glad I got opportunity to work with talented people like our director Prabhu Deva, Akshay Kumar. I had a wonderful time shooting for it," she said. Singh Is Bling is set to release on October 2.

Meanwhile, on the leading actress of his another upcoming romantic drama film Namastey England, he said, "We have not finalised the lead actress yet."

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